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Modi to unveil projects worth crores to mark 20 years of Vibrant Gujarat Summit

The school project has been funded by multilateral financial institutions including the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for which they sanctioned $1 billion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP workers in Bhopal in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday (ANI)
Published on Sep 25, 2023 05:25 PM IST

4 injured as part of old bridge collapses in Gujarat's Surendranagar

Part of old bridge on Bhogavo river collapses in Gujarat's Surendranagar district; four injured

The incident occurred when a 40-ton dumper was trying to cross the bridge on a panchayat road near Wadhwan city, even though the entry of heavy vehicles was banned, the official said.(X)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 10:48 PM IST

Micron begins construction of $2.75 billion semiconductor plant in Gujarat

Micron carried out the groundbreaking of its plant at Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation’s (GIDC) industrial estate in Sanand

The 'Ground Breaking Ceremony' at Micron Technology in Sanand in Gujarat on Saturday. (PTI)
Published on Sep 23, 2023 07:43 PM IST

Fire breaks out in Humsafar Express in Gujarat's Valsad, all passengers safe

Fire breaks out in Shri Ganganagar Humsafar Express train near Valsad station; all passengers safe.

Published on Sep 23, 2023 04:07 PM IST

Row over Gujarat floods as Opposition blames govt for Dam mismanagement

The Opposition alleged that alleged that the flooding was ‘man-made’ and resulted from the gross negligence of authorities responsible for managing the Sardar Sarovar Project

The Sardar Sarovar Dam. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 01:46 PM IST

Gujarat records 20 percent surplus rainfall so far this year

Gujarat has recorded 814.4mm cumulative rainfall this year, marking a 19.76% excess in comparison to the normal long-term average of 680mm

Heavy rainfall in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (ANI File Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Gujarat man, who evaded arrest for 15 years after killing wife, escapes again

The man, who allegedly killed his wife on a Valentines Day 20 years ago, jumped his temporary bail granted by the high court in July this year

A police official said that the man’s efforts to remain in hiding for 15 years had involved erasing his original identity and adopting a new one. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 04:13 PM IST

Rains, flooding of Narmada force WR to cancel 24 trains

According to WR officials, the problem first began on Sunday but was restricted to the Ratlam-Godhra section in Ratlam Division. By Sunday evening, the rains continued to pound other parts of Gujarat, and gradually trains plying on the Vadodara Division got affected

All through the night, the trains were stranded at different locations along the Mumbai-Gujarat route, affecting trains arriving and departing from Mumbai and inconveniencing thousands of rail passengers (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 12:37 AM IST

Building the nation, delivering on promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nine years in office have been significant in many ways

PM Modi has taken the country on the path of progress with a leadership style that is not based on inheritance but on merit(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 12:22 AM IST

Gujarat rains: Over 12,000 people evacuated, Narmada crosses danger mark

The Narmada River overflowed, flooding homes & causing chaos in Bharuch and Ankleshwar, along with nearby areas, resulting in a devastating flood-like situation

A total of 617 persons were rescued from different districts of the state. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 01:59 AM IST

Heavy rain triggers flood alert along Tapi in Gujarat; schools closed in Jalore

The Sardar Sarovar Dam and the Ukai Dam have both released significant amounts of water, leading to concerns about flooding in low-lying areas.

Police personnel cover their heads with umbrellas as they inspect the closed roads. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 09:28 AM IST

Evening brief: AAP reacts as Kejriwal not invited to Delhi Metro event

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 06:54 PM IST

IMD's ‘extremely heavy' rain alert for Gujarat, 'red' alert for Madhya Pradesh

In view of flood reports in many villages of Narmada district, the Gujarat administration issued a notification to keep all schools and colleges closed.

Commuters seen walking through heavy rains on Saturday.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)
Updated on Sep 17, 2023 05:04 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Burglars hold hostage Gujarat BJP MLA’s wife; loot cash, valuables worth 7 lakh

Shaifali Barwal, superintendent of police (Aravalli) said the robbers entered through the balcony and seemed to know exactly where the cash and jewellery were kept

Burglars hold hostage Gujarat BJP MLA’s wife; loot cash, valuables worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7 lakh
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 08:21 PM IST

12 killed as truck rams into bus in Rajasthan; one arrested

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the “loss of lives” and approved an ex-gratia of ₹2 lakh to the next of kin of the dead and ₹ 50,000 to the injured

The speeding truck hit the stationary bus, in Bharatpur district (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 12:20 AM IST
BySuresh Foujdar I Edited by Shilpa Ambardar, Jaipur

Opposition MPs call for views of 16 experts on newly drafted 3 criminal codes

The Opposition MPs have also welcomed some aspects of the proposed bills including those that allow online FIRs and add community service to penal provisions

The panel will meet again on September 22 and former home minister P Chidambaram is expected to speak on that day (Representative photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 01:28 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Renewed hope for Gujarat’s salt pan workers as eviction threat eases in Little Rann

The Gujarat government on September 4 decided to permit salt pan workers holding leases up to 10 acres to continue their age-old tradition of salt production in the Little Rann of Kutch

The Gujarat forest department in February this year sent eviction notices to the salt pan workers in Little Rann of Kutch saying that the region is a Wild Ass Sanctuary and the salt-making activity there was illegal. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:02 PM IST

Gujarat's Rajkot International Airport begins flight operations

A total of 11 flights operated on the first day with 2,546 passengers travelling through the new Rajkot International Airport in Gujarat

Gujarat's Rajkot International Airport begins flight operations (PTI)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 06:18 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi [india]

The importance of the Swaminarayan sect…

…And why the newly formed Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha’s ruckus over the sect’s depiction of Lord Hanuman is only the first of the many negotiations with the sect

The murals were removed following a meeting of saints on Monday. (AFP/Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 05:44 PM IST

Modi focuses on tribals, Congress on vote bank politics: Shah in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government focuses on the welfare of tribals, Dalits, the poor and the backward classes unlike the Congress, which indulges in “minority appeasement”, Union home minister Amit Shah said.

Union home Minister Amit Shah addresses the 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 06, 2023 12:26 AM IST
By, Bhopal

Controversial Lord Hanuman murals removed from Swaminarayan temple in Gujarat

The matter was resolved on Monday evening when the Swaminarayan Vadtal Gadi Sansthan, which manages the temple, decided to remove the murals

The murals were removed following a meeting of saints on Monday. (AFP/Representative)
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 04:43 PM IST

Mahesh G Thakkar takes over as new Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow director

Thakkar was earlier working as the head of the department of earth and environmental science and dean of the faculty of science at KSKV, Kachchh University, Gujarat.

Mahesh G Thakkar being welcomed at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow on Monday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 04, 2023 07:53 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Complaint registered against man for stalking Ahmedabad woman using AirTag

According to the Ahmedabad police, this could perhaps be the first case registered in the country of stalking using AirTag

Police said that they have identified the stalker and will soon arrest him. (Representative Image/Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 02, 2023 01:51 PM IST

India's first indigenous 700 MWe nuclear plant starts; PM Modi says 'milestone'

India's first indigenously developed 700 MWe nuclear power reactor at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project in Gujarat starts operations.

Kakrapar Atomic Power Project(L&T)
Published on Aug 31, 2023 09:13 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Gujarat govt hikes OBC reservation in local bodies from 10% to 27%

The decision was taken by the Gujarat state Cabinet based on the recommendation of Justice Jhaveri Commission report

Gujarat minister and government spokesperson Rushikesh Patel said that the state Cabinet has accepted the recommendation to hike OBC reservation in local bodies to 27%. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 09:04 PM IST

Need coastal road connecting Maha, Goa, Gujarat: Shinde

Speaking at the 26th Western Zonal Council meeting chaired by Union home minister Amit Shah at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Monday, Shinde said that a coastal highway must be built connecting Revas in Raigad, Reddi in Ratnagiri, Goa and Gujarat for the development of tourism in these three states.

Mumbai, Aug 11 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2023 registration launch event, in Mumbai on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (Ashish Vaishnav)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 12:42 AM IST

57 trains from Mumbai to Gujarat cancelled due to 56-hour mega block in Surat

48 long-distance trains from Mumbai to Gujarat will be cancelled between August 26 and 28 due to a 56-hour mega block at Surat, affecting around 75,000 passengers.

HT Image
Updated on Aug 26, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Gujarat man arrested for allegedly raping fellow tourist at Goa resort

According to the compaint filed by the rape survivour, the accused, identified as one Laxmanbhai Shiyar, 47, invited her to visit him at the resort in North Goa

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 07:52 PM IST

New specie, genus of snakes discovered in Western Ghats

The study’s authors are Harshil Patel and Tejas Thackeray from the Thackeray Wildlife Foundation, Patrick Campbell from the Natural History Museum in London, and Zeeshan A Mirza from the Max Planck Institute for Biology in Germany

The new genus has been named Sahyadriophi Uttaraghati (HT Photo/sourced)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 02:13 PM IST

Woman tourist raped in Goa resort by man she met on flight, accused held

The incident took place on August 23, and based on the victim's complaint, the police arrested the 47-year-old accused.

Based on the woman's complaint, police teams were formed and the accused was arrested at Thivim village near Mapusa town in North Goa. (ANI/Representative)
Published on Aug 25, 2023 11:51 AM IST
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